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Sinfully Proud

For dyed-in-the-wool Presbyterians (of which there are fewer and fewer every day…although, we’re raising a new generation of them), the word “pride” evokes thoughts of sin. For pride–in our own abilities, in our own brain power, in our own efforts–is the thing that often keeps us from God. Note some words below from John Calvin: …

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Why Socktober?

My father-in-law has a number of life-truths that he adheres to and shares regularly.  One of his most strongly-held beliefs is, “If your feet aren’t comfortable, you aren’t comfortable.” I would add to this truth, “If your feet aren’t warm, then you aren’t warm.” That is why we are collecting socks in October to share …

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Celebrating Five Years of Our House’s Career Center

Did you know that First Pres Argenta regularly assists families who are part of Our House’s Career Center program? Started five years ago to help prevent families from becoming homeless, the Career Center offers a number of classes, services and certifications to their member families, including: : GED Instruction • Adult Education • College Readiness …

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